Telum, the vendor of small cell LTE solutions, and Smirnov Design announced the successful development of the housing design for Ranberry Cell 100. Original housing will solve several challenging technical problems, such as: effective passive cooling, mounting on the wall or other surface, small size and ergonomics.
Picocell Ranberry Cell 100 is an innovative product that isn’t represented at the moment on local market by any Russian vendor. The new housing consists of two parts: the first part is molded from high quality plastic parts drawn by Smirnov design, the second part is made of aluminum and manufactured by precision CNC machines. It was a complicated task to get in tough deadlines top quality product that conforms to generally accepted international standards. According to Telum, significant volumes of Ranberry Cell 100 will be exported to neighboring countries, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
Serial production of small cell solution Ranberry Cell 100 is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2014.
Director of the Skolkovo IT cluster development, Sergey Shubin: “Tellum is a company, that consistently and professionally realizing its business-plan and strategy. It has achieved prominent results for the past two years. Development of the innovative product that doesn’t have analogue in Russia in partnership with Smirnov Design company – is another step of Tellum toward its goal. I believe, that very soon, we could speak about appearance of the new, outstanding Russian company.”
“Development of small cell housing was an interesting project - mentioned CEO of Smirnov design Sergey Smirnov - I believe our work is crowned with success and our partners have received a product that meets the demands of telecommunications market.”
“Smirnov design - is a recognized leader on the market of industrial design, so we had no doubt chosing it - said CEO of Telum Pavel Boiko - Smirnov design are top class professionals, who are known for extremely responsible approach to their job.”
Ranberry is a registered trade mark of Telum LLC, a Russian wireless communications startup. Originated back to 2010 from a small group of Russian Academy of Science fellows, Telum now is stable and reliable partner for its customers that include Airbus Group (before 2014 – EADS)— one of the most well-known aircrafts producers in the world. Since 2011 Telum is a Skolkovo Innovation Center resident. In the late 2012 Telum was awarded Skolkovo Foundation grant to develop advanced self-organized LTE small cell technology. In 2013, Telum has got investment from EADS Innovation Works.
History of SmirnovDesign begins in 1994. In this year a series of electrical products was developed and put into production. The designed products have proved to be very successful and allowed the enterprise to become a leader in its market. Since 2009 SmirnovProductDevelopment is the first company on the Russian market providing a full cycle from design research and strategy, product design and branding to engineering, prototyping, mold manufacturing and production of finished products.
The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with an objective to accelerate transformation of Russia from a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Center composed of companies and startups, developing innovative technologies (currently numbering over 1000), a Technopark, the Skolkovo Institute of Technology (Skoltech), a new graduate research University established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Skolkovo city, located near Moscow. Together these entities will establish a vibrant ecosystem of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. 30 world’s most successful corporations, including Boeing, Cisco Systems, EADS, GE, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, Nokia, Samsung etc. have already recognized the opportunity Skolkovo presents having signed R&D partnership agreements with the Foundation. For more information: http://www.sk.ru/en
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